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When Cancel Buttons Should Not Say Cancel Usability UX Buttons

When Cancel Buttons Should Not Say Cancel Usability UX Buttons


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'Save' is a positive primary action button

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Offering users an explicit, neutral option to click is much better than requiring the implicit act of not selecting from the list.

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Cancelling an online order can often be a task that's fraught with anxiety. Most users understand there's a limited amount of time available to cancel an ...

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“View” placement is not consistent. On most of the cards, it's toward the top, but on the collection card, it's at the bottom.

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Forms are omnipresent on the internet these days. We all come across them, be it before purchasing items, signing up for subscriptions, social networking or ...

A clear, visible workflow that enables users to understand where they are in a process will encourage them to stick with a task.

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Remember, what works for one retailer may not work for another. A/B testing is always recommended before you implement permanent changes.


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They exactly mention what's going to happen once you hit on the button. This clarity is essential for great CTAs, and can go a long way in making the design ...


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The example on the left has inconsistent sorting; not all columns have the option to sort. Users may want to sort data in other columns.

... a selection of buttons in various colours or with shaded edges to distinguish them


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Note that your CTA should reflect the intent of the user. If it is registration, then name the button “Register”.


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